Germany's coronavirus cases rise by 2,458 to 139,897: RKI

With the reported death toll risen by 184 to 4,294

Reuters April 19, 2020
Andreas Wieser from the department of Infection and Tropical Medicine at the University of Munich, works with blood samples for a study about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Munich Germany, April 17, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

FRANKFURT: Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases have risen by 2,458 to 139,897, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday.

That was lower than a 3,609 increase reported on Saturday, by when cases of infections had been increasing for four days in a row.

The reported death toll has risen by 184 to 4,294, the Sunday tally showed.

That was down from a day-on-day increase shown on Saturday of 242, and 299 on Friday.

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